Year: 1976 Source: Journal of American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology, v.1, no.4, (1976), p.99-103 SIEC No: 19820997

The paper’s objective is to address the following questions: Can one detect individuals at risk for completed suicide? If so, how? What would be the relevance of such detection procedures to contemporary efforts at suicide prevention? The second objective is to indicate, in schematic form, the current status of suicide risk factors as a means of screening.